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Celtics Fans Show Love For Pelicans Superstar Anthony Davis
BOSTON (WBZ-AM) -- Anthony Davis doesn't play for the Celtics--at least not yet, right? That's just a Green-teamer fantasy right now--but you wouldn't have known it listening to the ovation the Pelicans superstar received last night at the Garden.
Wellesley Town Band — free concert at WHS, December 16
The Wellesley Town Band returns to the Wellesley High School auditorium at 3pm on Sunday, Dec. 16th for a free concert of wind band favorites. The 40+ member band can really raise the roof with their classic marches, show tunes, light classical and traditional wind band music.
Man fatally shot inside car in Mattapan; Boston's 54th homicide
BOSTON - Boston Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Mattapan. Police said they found a man inside a car on Savannah Avenue around 10 p.m. Monday who was shot several times in the chest.
Programs at the Dover Town Library
The Dover Town Library, 56 Dedham St., is open Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For information, visit www.dovertownlibrary.org, or call 508-785-8113.
MBTA General Manager Out After 15 Months On Job
BOSTON — MBTA General Manager Luis Ramirez is leaving the agency after a little more than a year in charge. MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Vice Chair Steve Poftak will take over Jan. 1, the transportation secretary announced Tuesday.
Half beer mile: A new Wellesley Chanukah tradition?
A group of friends on Sunday ran what they’re calling the First Annual Chanukah Wellesley Half Beer Mile. All funds paid by the participants as a “race fee” were sent to the Go Fund Me page for the Tree of Life Synagogue victims in Pittsburgh, Wellesley’s Justin Maiona tells us.
Lego Winter Village display returns to Wellesley Free Library
Nick Tatar’s LEGO Winter Village is back for the fifth year at the Main Library Children’s Room Monday, December 17 – Saturday, December 22. The New England Conservatory of Music Dean of Students never disappoints with his exiting winter scenes all made of LEGO. Come see Santa’s workshop, the Welles
Wellesley High School students collect over 2k toys for Toys for Tots
Wellesley High School is a competitive place. All nine fall varsity sports this year made state tournaments. The performing arts students regularly receive awards and recognition. And academically, WHS students get into some of the best colleges and universities in the country. (Hang in there, senio
Natick Police Need Help Identifying A Wanted Man
NATICK, MA- Natick police are calling on the public to help identify a man they believe was involved in a fight last Friday night. The department posted images taken by a surveillance camera to their Facebook page yesterday to get the word out. Police believe that the man in the photos was involved
Racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic statements found carved into stall at Needham High School
NEEDHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after racist, anti-Semitic, and homophobic statements were found carved into a bathroom stall at Needham High School on Tuesday, officials said.
Video of drug arrest in Lowell causing criminal cases to be dismissed
Court cases are being thrown out and police officers are being put on leave, all stemming from a video of a drug arrest in Lowell. Three Lowell Police officers were placed on leave, with all of the criminal cases they're involved in now getting a second look.
Belmont man indicted for crash that killed 20-year-old
LACONIA — A Belmont man has been formally charged in connection with a fatal accident in Gilford on Aug. 28. Richard J. Conrod, 47, has been indicted for negligent homicide, aggravated DWI resulting in serious bodily injury, and two counts of second-degree assault.
Viral Pillow-Fighting 'Elf' Firefighter Is From MetroWest
If you've logged onto Facebook lately, you've probably seen the viral video pop onto your feed showing a guy dressed as Buddy the Elf, challenging people in Boston to a pillow fight. That guy is Brendan Edwards, who lives in Milford and works in Natick.
Newton clapboard colonial near the Mass. Pike on sale for just over $1M
The 10-room, 2,620-square-foot clapboard colonial at 24 Hancock Street in Newton’s Auburndale area dates from 1928 and is just off both commuter rail’s Auburndale stop and the Massachusetts Turnpike.
Leominster leaders get to weigh in on Waltham pot site
LEOMINSTER -- The city of Waltham may be more than 20 miles outside of its jurisdiction, but the Leominster City Council will have some say in whether a marijuana dispensary gets built there.
‘The 3 kids went flying’: Woman charged in fatal Revere pedestrian crash held on bail
REVERE, MASS. (WHDH) - A Boston woman arrested in connection with a deadly pedestrian crash in Revere that left one child dead and a woman and infant critically injured told police she may have “nodded off” after taking prescription medication and vaping CBD oil in her car, prosecutors said.
Driver arrested after child killed, woman and infant critically injured in Revere pedestrian crash
REVERE, MASS. (WHDH) - A Boston woman will face a judge in Chelsea District Court Monday after being arrested in connection with a deadly pedestrian crash in Revere Sunday night that left one child dead and a woman and infant critically injured, state police said.
Girls Bay State Carey Division Preview: Wellesley, Natick A Step Above
WELLESLEY (19-2-3) With some talented players at each position, the Raiders will certainly be in the challenge for D2 supremacy, coming off last season’s state title run. “Wellesley will look to continue on last year’s success of playing an up-tempo game with a relentless forecheck and disciplined d
Wellesley High cheer squad wins Boston dance title
Members from the Wellesley High School Cheer Squad participated in a Student Body Hello Cheer & Dance Competition over the weekend at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, and took home the dance championship trophy.
At Northfield Mount Hermon, leaders are molded on and off the basketball court
WELLESLEY — There is no panic in Northfield Mount Hermon basketball coach John Carroll. The 18-year veteran coach knows what type of student-athletes seek out his program at this point, and how the character and leadership of those players will allow his team to stay strong in tough situations.